By Peter Iwuh, Special to The AFRO Speaker, influencer and serial entrepreneur Raven Paris, recently launched a workbook called The Game-Changer: Start-Up Kit to Become or Sustain Entrepreneurship to help young and new entrepreneurs develop, sustain, and expand their business careers during the pandemic. The Game-Changer is a detailed workbook created to help people grow and
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The COVID-19 pandemic across America and throughout the world is still a serious danger to public health for all communities, but especially for African American and other people of color communities. African Americans are still disproportionately negatively, impacted by this deadly virus.
Baltimore— On Tuesday, April 13, 2021, Maryland Department of Health (MDH) Secretary Dennis R. Schrader visited a Johns Hopkins Medicine- supported mobile COVID-19 vaccination clinic set up at Park View at Ashland Terrace, a senior apartment building in a priority East Baltimore ZIP code, 21205.
FLORIDA COURIER — Bigoted bureaucrats and discriminatory policies at the U.S. Department of Agriculture and its Farmers Home Administration lending agency abused Black farmers for decades. Black farms were falsely classified as unproductive. Farmers were unfairly denied loans that they were entitled to receive. The government stalled and buried their complaints about discrimination. Land was
By Nick Albicocco, Aidan Roberts and Yonathan Shimelis Capital News Service Business Bureau As the COVID-19 crisis ravaged the U.S. economy, countless numbers of businesses shut down and millions of Americans lost jobs. Yet, the pandemic sparked an unexpected trend: The number of business startups is surging across the U.S., and especially here in Maryland.
NNPA NEWSWIRE — According to a recent study by the Pew Research Center, a majority of Black Americans (61%) now say they plan to get a COVID-19 vaccine (or that they’ve already received one), compared to only 42% in November, 2020. As trust increases, we need to also increase access to COVID-19 vaccinations and testing
“The American Rescue Plan also addresses inequities in access to pandemic resources by making significant investments into small, Black businesses by providing $50 billion for new and existing small business relief programs. This legislation bolsters the Paycheck Protection Program with an additional $7.25 billion in funding to support small businesses and non-profits that were previously
Site provides more streamlined user experience, expanded access to COVID-19 clinical study information, community support and mental health resources
By Daryl Moore Special to the AFRO Starting April 12, 2021, FEMA will provide financial assistance for COVID-19-related funeral expenses through its dedicated call center. To be eligible, the funeral expenses must have been incurred after Jan. 20, 2020 and must meet certain other requirements outlined on the website. Welcome news to be sure. Victor